Tired of driving in Southwest Florida traffic? It keeps getting worse and worse. What if there were another way? What if you could fly over the traffic? Well, if you have 1.3 million dollars and your own plane – you’re in luck. Welcome to North Captiva Island.

You see, Captiva used to be one island, until a hurricane in 1921 separated it into two islands. So now you can only get there by boat or by small aircraft. There’s no cars on North Captiva, and no paved roads. People get around by golf cart. So, if you dream of parking your plane on an island and carrying your groceries to the house. Here it is:

  • 211 Mourning Dove Dr,

    211 Mourning Dove Dr, Captiva, FL 33924 | realtor.com®

    Reward yourself with an escape to a tropical paradise without leaving the Country! Great location on beautiful North Captiva Island with fantastic views! Enjoy wonderful sunrises and sunsets from the screened front porch overlooking the island.


  • As you can see by the pictures, and the map, the front yard is literally an airstrip.

    211 Mourning Dove Dr, Captiva, FL 33924

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    This, is the front yard:


    I mean, you wanna impress me, fly me to an island, park your plane by the house, get in a golf cart, and head to the bar. That’s some real life goals there. But, if the idea of sharing an airstrip is too low end for you, check out this one:

  • A Lakeland home with its own private airstrip is now on the market

    How about this one, 3 million and a short move up north will get you this one with it’s own private grass airstrip and hangar. According to Creative Loafing, “Right now a 34-acre estate is for sale in Lakeland, and it comes with its own legally-deeded FAA airstrip.  Located at 6225-6229 Deen Still Rd., the 3,728-square-foot home boasts three bedrooms and three bathrooms, as well as a 1,000-bottle wine cellar, a detached guest house, a pool, a private pond, a pole barn and more.” A 1,000 bottle wine cellar and your own airstrip. What could possibly go wrong?

    6225 6229 Deen Still Rd, Lakeland, FL 33809 - MLS T3365205 - Coldwell Banker

    CALLING ALL AVIATORS, EQUESTRIANS, and NATURE-LOVERS looking for the perfect escape, a peaceful paradise surrounded by natural beauty. Take a horseback ride across 34+ acres of tree-shaded countryside. Go for a relaxing swim in a pool far from traffic or neighbors. BOARD YOUR PRIVATE AIRCRAFT at BURNTWOOD RANCH/FL43...your own PERSONAL AIRPORT/RUNWAY, for take off.


  • Don't forget to budget for a plane

    There’s actually quite a few for sale here in town, starting at just $300,000.